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Off the Hill 05-30-13

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Art exhibits
Again: Repetition, Obsession and Meditation. Opening reception, 3-5 p.m. through June 16. Lannan Gallery. 309 Read Street. Gallery is open Saturday and Sundays, Noon to 5 p.m. or by appointment. For more information call 954-5149.
Books
The Couse Foundation will host a lecture by Victor Goler, noted conservator and Santero, and a book signing of “The Couse Collection of Santos,” 2 p.m. on June 9 in the classroom of the Mabel Dodge Lujan house, 146 Kit Carson Rd. For more information, call Virginia Couse Leavitt at 575-751-0369.
Concerts
Hershey Felder in Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein. 7:30 p.m., Friday through Sunday at the Lensic in Santa Fe, 211 W. San Francisco St. Tickets $20-50, visit ticketsSantaFe.org, or call 988-1234.

Santa Fe Women’s Ensemble “Fiesta de Musica,” 3 p.m., Sunday in Santa Fe at Carmelite Retreat Center Chapel. The Santa Fe Women’s Ensemble, 2012 winner of the prestigious Chorus, America/ASCAP Adventurous Programming Award, celebrates its 32nd consecutive season with the Fiesta de Musica Spring Concerts. For more information email Evelyn Fox, info@sfwe.org.

Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson: Masters of Madness Tour. 7 p.m., Saturday. Isleta Ampitheater, Albuquerque. For more information visit livenation.com.

TGIF Chancel Choir of First Presbyterian Church presents, “Opposites Attract.” Music of Schubert and Rodgers and Hammerstein, 5:30 to 6 p.m., June 7 at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe, 208 Grant Ave. For more information call 982-8544, ext. 16.

Tim McGraw: Two Lanes of Freedom Tour. 7 p.m., Thursday June 13. Isleta Ampitheater, Albuquerque. For more information visit livenation.com.

TGIF Chancel Choir of First Presbyterian Church presents Wyatt Smith, organ, music of Kurt Knecht and J. S. Bach. 5:30 to 6 p.m., June 14 at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe, 208 Grant Ave., 982-8544, ext. 16.
TGIF Chancel Choir of First Presbyterian Church presents New Mexico Ensemble 430, music of Franz Joseph Haydn and Franz Krommer. 5:30 to 6 p.m., June 21 at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe, 208 Grant Ave., 982-8544, ext. 16.

TGIF Chancel Choir of First Presbyterian Church presents Faith Amour, soprano and Lydia Madrick, piano, music of Debussy, Faure, Amour, Barber, Puccini, Bizet and an African-American Spiritual. 5:30 to 6 p.m., June 28 at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe, 208 Grant Ave., 982-8544, ext. 16.

Skid Row: The United World Rebellion tour. June 29, Acoma, N.M. at the Sky City Casino.

Josh Turner on tour. 8 p.m., Saturday June 29. Sandia Casino Amphitheater, Albuquerque. For more information visit livenation.com.

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. 1 p.m., July 6. Isleta Amphitheatre, 5601 University Blvd., SE. Featuring Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon and Amon Amarth on the main stage. Tickets are $33.50-$79. For more information visit livenation.com.
Exhibits
CENTER and the CCA in Santa Fe, host The Curve, an exhibition celebrating the two 2013 Project Grant winners. The Curve will be on view through June 30 at the CCA Muñoz Waxman Front Gallery.

“Amish Quilts” explores the origins and aesthetics of a tradition that has evolved in a changing world. Thirty-four quilts will be on view from the museum’s collection and from local collectors. The exhibit runs through Sept. 1 at the Museum of International Folk Art.
Festivals
El Rancho de Las Glolondrinas Spring Festival. June 1 and 2. For more information and details visit golondrinas.org.

Savor the Flavor festival, noon to 4 p.m., Sunday at the Museum of International Folk Art. $20 for tastings of local food and brewed beers. Tasting begins at 1 p.m., $20. Event is free for New Mexico residents with ID, ages 16 and younger and members of the New Mexico Museum foundation.
Film
Lensic Presents Big Screen Classics: “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” 7 p.m. Friday, June 14. $5. For tickets visit ticketsSantaFe.org or call 988-1234. 211 W. San Francisco St. in Santa Fe.

Lensic Presents Big Screen Classics: “Back to the Future.” 7 p.m. Saturday, June 15. $5. For tickets visit ticketsSantaFe.org or call 988-1234. 211 W. San Francisco St. in Santa Fe.
Fundraisers
Bike MS: Pedal los Pueblos 2012, presented by Sam’s Club. 7 a.m., Aug. 24-25 at Cities of Gold Hotel and Casino; Pojoaque. To raise funds to support MS research and programs and services that directly impact individuals and families living with the disease. N.M. Registration for Bike MS: Pedal los Pueblos is currently $25 until May 31, then will follow the following fee schedule: $35 June 1- July 14, $45 July 15- Aug. 25. Registered cyclists are required to commit to a minimum fundraising pledge of $250. Visit bikeMSnewmexico.org to register to ride, form a team, volunteer or make a donation.

Super car and bike show. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., June 29 at the Santa Fe Downs. Hosted by Pojoaque Pueblo and Buffalo Thunder Resort. Live music, safety exhibits, children’s activities, raffle prizes and a CMA bike rodeo. $10 person. For more information, call 424-7395.

The Los Alamos American Legion Riders are seeking sponsorships for wreaths that will be placed on veterans graves during a nationwide remembrance ceremony at cemeteries in New Mexico. For more information, visit wreathsacrossamerica.org.
Galleries
“Mixed Influences” Solo Exhibit of Marcia Truell Newren Kilnworked Glass Artist. First Friday Citywide Event. Until May 31.

Bison and Beeswax”, 1036 Canyon Road, Santa Fe. On display until June 26 by appointment only. For more information, call 888-765-3332. Learn more about the artist and see examples of her work at MarilynAngelWynn.com.
“First Saturday” Receptions, 3-5 p.m., Saturday. Rio Grand Art Association Member’s Show all media/up to 3 pieces each. All shows below: held over from May. Two exhibitions celebrating Madrid’s 40th Rebirth-day Collage of images of Madrid’s History from May 5, 1973 to present day — un-juried show of art works by people of the Madrid area.

Opening reception for Peggy McGivern’s annual exhibition, “Beloved Taos,” 4-6 p.m., at Act 1 Gallery in Taos, 218 Paseo del Pueblo Norte. Show runs through July 31. To preview art, visit ActOneGallery.com. For more information, call 575-758-7831.

Summer Slide Lecture Series. Santa Fe Clay, 545 Camino de la Familia in Santa Fe. Every Wednesday at 7 p.m. June 12- Aug. 14. Free and open to the public.

Artist reception for Mitch Dobrowner’s “Storms,” 5-7 p.m., July 19 at Photo-eye gallery in Santa Fe, 376-A Garcia St. Artist talk, 3 p.m. July 20. Exhibition runs through Sept. 21.
Miscellaneous
“Building Kindness, the Habitat for Humanity home repair program, is now taking applications. Preference will be given to seniors, age 60 and over, who are low income, live within 12 miles of Española or in Los Alamos County, and own or are paying a mortgage on their home. To apply, pick up an application at the Habitat ReStore at 726 N. Riverside Dr. in Española or call David Canfield, director of the program, at 423-4280, or call the store and office at 505-747-2690.

Father’s Day Memorial for those who are no longer living. 5:30 p.m., June 11 at Gentiva Hospice in Santa Fe, 1911 5th Street, suite 100. Free and open to the communities of Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Española, Chimayó and anywhere else in the Northern New Mexico region. Those unable to come may have their father’s honored by request. People may be photos or mementos to share. To RSVP or request a name to be honored, call Elizabeth Graham at 988-5331 or email, EGraham@odsyhealth.com.

World Heritage Student Exchange Program, a public benefit organization is seeking local host families for high school students from over 30 countries. Participants may host a student for a semester or for the school year. For more information, call 800-888- 9040, email info@world-heritage.org, or go online to whhosts.com.
Museums
Wheelwright Museum is accepting donations of contemporary and historic Native American art in the categories of jewelry, pottery, textiles, baskets and folk art. Cash and in-kind donations are also welcome. Contributions are fully tax deductible. Silent and live auction, 4-6 p.m. Aug. 15; 1-4 p.m., Aug. 16. For more information, call 982-4636, ext. 103, asstdir@wheelwright.org.
Music
The Lodge of Santa Fe presents the Santa Fe House Collective featuring DJ House music, all EDM and remixes. 9 p.m. Saturdays. No cover.

Music from Angel Fire has announced events for the 30th season, “30 Years, 30 Treasures.” Season kicks off Aug. 10. For more information and details on special season events, visit musicfromangelfire.org or call 888-377-3300.

Santa Fe Bandstand: Now in its 11th season. From June 21-Aug. 23. Eighty nine acts on the Santa Fe Plaza.